Interview with Reeth, George Van

From the Oral History of Europe in Space Collection
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Interview Informations

Recorded in 11 March 2002 - 13 March 2002
Interview by D. Laureys in French

Topics Pages
ESRO: ESTEC: ESTEC site: 1961-1964 12-13
ESRO: ESTEC: ESTEC contracts: patents 16-17
ESRO: ESTEC: ESRO-2 satellite: ESTEC study contract: Belgium 17-18
ESRO: ESRO-1 satellite: industrial contractors: United States of America 18
ESRO: TD satellite: aerospace industry: Italy: 1960-1968 18-19
ESRO: ESTEC: HEOS satellites: Belgium: industrial consortium / industrial contractor / university 19-23
education, professional career 2-3, 11-12, 24-25, 34
ELDO: ELDO crisis: Europa launcher / ELDO liquidation: 1972-1973 23-28, 34
European Space Conference: Belgium: LIIIS launcher / Spacelab: 1972-1973 28-30, 32
ESRO: ESTEC: ESTEC contracts: industrial contractors / project management / tendering: 1964-1971 3-6, 14-17
ELDO/ESRO: Belgium: central government 30-31
ESA: ESA Convention: ESA programmes / national research policy: Belgium / France: 1974-1976 33-34
ESA: ESA setting up 35-37
space exploitation: Arianespace: ESA / NASA shuttle / TCI affair: 1972-1986 37-40
ESA: Belgium: industrial return: ESA budget: 1975-1992 40-42, 44-46
ESA: ESA member States / ESA programmes: Federal Republic of Germany / France / Italy: Columbus laboratory / Hermes shuttle: 1979-1991 42
ESRO: ESTEC: ESTEC contracts / ESTEC staff: geographical distribution: Belgium 6-8, 45
space exploitation: Eurospace 9-10
Cited Persons
Archibald, Jane; Aubinière, Robert; Bolland, Jean-Pierre; Defay, Jacques; Denisse, Jean-François; Dohnanyi, Klaus Von; Eesbeek, Jef Van; Geens, Gaston; Gehriger, Helmut; Gibson, Roy; Hanin, Charles; Laurent, Jacques; Lefèvre, Théo; Lines, Freddy; Spaey, Jacques; Stenmans, Alain; Vandenkerckhove, Jean